Counseling Center- Announcements/Events
-The OBHS Counseling Office will be hosting a College Information Night on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 for all families in grades 9-11. It will be held in the library at 7pm. We hope to see you there.
-Method Test Prep will be running SAT Prep Classes at OBHS leading up to the March SAT and ACT Prep Classes at OBHS leading up to the April ACT. We also provide all students with free access to the Method Test Prep web-based platform for SAT and ACT prep. To enroll in either of these prep classes which cost between $265-$300 or to enroll in free online prep, visit: Method Test Prep To learn more about the program benefits, visit: Benefits of Method Test Prep
-The Excelsior Scholarship: Under this groundbreaking program, more than 940,000 middle-class families and individuals making up to $125,000 per year will qualify to attend college tuition-free at all CUNY and SUNY two- and four-year colleges in New York State. In order to apply, students must be residents of New York State, attend a SUNY or CUNY two- or four-year degree program, take 30 credits per calendar year (including January and Summer sessions), and plan to live and work in New York following graduation for the length of time they participate in the scholarship program. For more information, visit: Excelsior Scholarship Info
-Please be sure to register at ACT.org if you plan to take the ACT and register at Collegeboard.org if you plan to take the SAT. (*Seniors hoping to take another standardized test should register ASAP)
-Upcoming College Fair Info (To register for any of the below fairs, visit Go to college fairs):
*The Nassau Counselors’ Association Spring College EXPO will be held at Hofstra University’s Mack Sports Complex on Wednesday, 4/22/2 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.
*The Western Suffolk Counselors’ Association Suffolk Spring College Fair will be held at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge on Sunday, 4/26/20 from 12pm-3pm.
*The NACAC College Fair will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Sunday, 4/26/20 from 12pm-4pm (tentatively).
The School Counseling Department at Oyster Bay High School is committed to serving the social, emotional and academic needs of all the students in our school district. It is an integral part of every student’s education. Counselors work collaboratively with students, parents, teachers and administrators to plan and implement programs that help students succeed as they progress through high school and plan for their future careers. Student development is supported through individual and group counseling, classroom lessons, and academic advisement as well as in consultation with teachers, parents, and the community.